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ITU Seminar on Radiocommunication Matters for Europe (SRME-19), Tirana, Albania, 24-27 June 2019

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​At the kind offer of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy of Albania, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), is organizing the Seminar on Radiocommunication Matters for Europe to be held in Tirana, from 24 to 27 June 2019, in cooperation with national regulatory bodies and Regional Coordination Council (RCC).

The Seminar will be organized in three parts (see Annex: Proposed Programme):

The outcomes of the Seminar will contribute to the implementation of the ITU Regional Initiative for Europe on Broadband Infrastructure, Broadcasting and Spectrum Management adopted by the WTDC-17.

Website

All relevant information regarding the event (agenda, registration, visas, practical information, etc.) will be available here. As this information may be updated or complemented without notice, it is recommended that you visit the webpage regularly.

Languages

The lectures and discussions during the Seminar will be in English.

Format

The Seminar will be conducted in a “paperless" environment, i.e. the Seminar documentation will be available here. Given the amount of practical work expected during the workshops, participants are required to bring their laptops, performing the set of minimal specifications detailed in the top right corner of this page.

Registration

Member States, ITU-R and ITU-D Sector Members, Associates and Academia from European countries are invited to attend the SRME-19. Its attendance is free of charge for their representatives. Registration for this event is carried out exclusively online, through their respective designated focal point (DFP). The list of DFPs for ITU‑R activities, including this Seminar, is available here. Advance registration of all participants is strongly advised. Unannounced participants might face further delays at the on-site registration desk. For those Member States/Sector Members wishing to modify the indicated DFP or for any further information, please contact the ITU-R Delegate Registration Unit at ITU-R.Registrations@itu.int.

Venue, Accommodation and Visas

Information on the Seminar venue, accommodation, visa matters and other practical arrangements are provided on the "General Information" document,  available at the top right corner of this page​​. Please note that citizens of some countries are required to obtain a visa in order to enter Albania. Please refer to instructions in this regard in the above-mentioned documents.

Fellowships

One partial fellowship (air ticket or daily subsistence allowance) per eligible country may be awarded, subject to available funding, to facilitate participation from developing countries of the Europe Region only.

Fellowship applicants must first submit their registration in order to receive the fellowship form. This means that during the registration process, they should tick the box corresponding to fellowships.

Fellowship applications must be authorized by the relevant administration of the ITU Member State and submitted, by e-mail to fellowships@itu.int or by fax: +41 22 730 57 78, no later than 31 May 2019.

Forms received after the deadline will not be considered.

Member States are encouraged to consider gender balance and the inclusion of delegates with disabilities and with specific needs when proposing candidates for fellowships.

Given the direct relevance of this seminar to the objectives of the Multi-annual Action Plan for Regional Economic Area in Western Balkans, Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) offers fellowship for one representative from each Western Balkans economy. The fellowship includes transport and accommodation in Tirana during the seminar. Nominated representatives from Western Balkans are kindly asked to contact RCC Secretariat for all logistical issues after completing their online registration for the event, no later than Friday, 31 May 2019 (contact e-mail: nadja.greku@rcc.int).

Co-Organizers

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Content Partner

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